Diego is an optimist who believes in the power of design to positively influence people’s lives. He serves as director of design and educational planning at WRA Architects. Diego has nearly two decades of experience in education design, and in his role oversees all design leads on projects to develop innovative solutions for a broad range of K-12 and Higher Education projects. As an Accredited Learning Environment Planner (ALEP), Diego partners with educators and communities to envision the future of their educational environments, helping clients translate their vision into a design. Diego leads research that explores approaches to creating forward-thinking educational spaces that respond to learners’ specific needs. He delivers progressive bespoke designs that respond to client's needs by implementing a comprehensive process developed through a solid understanding of the client’s vision.